Rowland is one of the UK’s best-known composers of music for animation, with over 600 episodes of various series and short films to his credit, including: Cloudbabies, 64 Zoo Lane, Salut Serge, Pablo, Engie Benjy, Crapston Villas and The Little Reindeer. For the choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne, he orchestrated Nutcracker! and Swan Lake, the world’s most-performed dance production. He has created orchestrations for many other dance companies, including the Washington Ballet’s 2015 Swan Lake. His Requiem and other concert music is published by Edition Peters; the St Petersburg performance of the Requiem in 2011, which he conducted, was the Russian debut of the mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, for whom the work was composed. Highlights from his work as a musical director/arranger include: Over My Shoulder (directed by Stewart Nicholls – Jermyn Street, two tours and Wyndham’s); Ann Veronica, The Amazons and Vanity Fair (Stewart Nicholls – the Theatre Museum); Marry Me a Little (Bridewell – with Rebecca Front and Clive Carter, directed by Clive Paget) and the UK premiere of Ruthless! (Stratford Circus). Several of these productions were recorded for CD release, with the CD of The Amazons, co-produced with Stewart Nicholls, receiving a Grammy Award nomination for Best Cast Album.